Justified and Stripped tour openers Black Eyed Peas spoke with MTV News about the lighting grid on the set of the Justin Timberlake and Christina Aguilera featured tour which fell on Saturday before a show in Atlantic City, New Jersey, causing several performances this week to be canceled. “Cats could have died,” Will.I.Am said. “We’re the first band that goes on. Justin [Timberlake] is the first person who soundchecks. I’m just glad nobody got hurt.” The rappers also said they gained a new appreciation for the people behind the scenes who perhaps inadvertently put themselves in harm’s way. Read more.